sociology of religion, history of religion, religion and politics, islamology, social history of Early Christianity, Serbian Orthodox Church
Milan Vukomanović (born 1960) is a full professor of sociology of religion at the Faculty of Philosophy, University of Belgrade. He received his Ph.D. in 1993 at the University of Pittsburgh, where he taught religious studies courses from 1989 to 1995. In 2002 he was a visiting professor of this University in the Semester at Sea program. Vukomanović has lectured and taught courses at NTNU – Trondheim, Norway, University of Sarajevo and the University of Belgrade Faculty of Philology and Faculty of Political Science. From 1996 to 2000 he was a research associate at the Institute of Social Sciences and Institute for Philosophy and Social Theory. The area of his academic interest ranges from sociology of religion and inter-religious dialogue to studies of Early Christianity and Islam. He is the co-founder of the Center for Religious Studies of the Belgrade Open School and member of the Kotor Network (University of Oslo) and Islam in South East Europe Forum. From 2006 to 2010 he was the president of the Sociological Association of Serbia and Montenegro. He was also the council member of the Faculty of Philosophy and University of Belgrade. Vukomanović has published about 300 works in Serbian and international publications and was a participant in many domestic and international scholarly projects.
“Srpska pravoslavna crkva, desekularizacija i demokratija”, Poznańskie Studia Slawistyczne, no. 10. Poznań, 2016, str. 269-279.
Božanstva i mitske ličnosti sveta: rečnik neklasičnih mitova (autor 56 odrednica i priređivač), Službeni glasnik i Institut društvenih nauka, Beograd, 2015.
„Ecclesiastical Involvement in Serbian Politics: Post-2000 Period”, u knjizi Politicization of Religion, The Power of State, Nation and Faith, Palgrave Studies in Religion, Politics, and Policy, Palgrave Macmillan, New York, 2014, str. 115-149.
„Religion and Democracy in Serbia since 1989: The Case of the Serbian Orthodox Church” (sa Radmilom Radić), u knjizi Religion and Politics in Post-Socialist Central and Southeastern Europe: Challenges since 1989, Palgrave Macmillan, New York and London, 2014, str. 180-211.
Istorijski Isus, pre Hrista: Razmeđa judaizma i hrišćanstva u prvom veku, Heliks, Smederevo, 2013.
The Serbian Orthodox Church: Between Traditionalism and Fundamentalism“, u knjizi Fundamentalism in the Modern World (Vol. 1), I. B. Tauris, London and New York, 2011, str. 148-170.
“Serbian Orthodox Church as a Political Actor in the Aftermath of October 5, 2000“, Politics and Religion, Cambridge University Press, vol. 1, no. 2, August 2008, str. 237-269.
„Separation and Dialogue“, Politics and Religion, Cambridge University Press, vol. 1, no. 2, August 2008, str. 305-308
Homo viator: Religija i novo doba, Čigoja štampa, Beograd, 2008.
„Ascesis, Symbol and Baptismal Rite in the Gospel of Thomas“, Archaeus, vol. 9, no. 1-4, 2005, str. 41-56.
Religija, Zavod za udžbenike i nastavna sredstva, Beograd, 2004.
Sveto i mnoštvo: Izazovi religijskog pluralizma, Čigoja štampa, Beograd, 2001.
Rano hrišćanstvo – od Isusa do Hrista, Svetovi, Novi Sad 1996.
An Inquiry into the Origin and Transmission of the Gospel of Thomas, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA i UMI, Ann Arbor, MI, 1993.
Rani hrišćanski mitovi: Hermeneutička ispitivanja, Naučna knjiga, Beograd 1992.
»Revitalizacija religije u Srbiji i koncept mnogostruke modernosti«, Stratifikacijske promene u Srbiji, Filozofski fakultet UB, Beograd, 14-15.12. 2012.
»Zikr – zazivanje Boga u kadirijskom i nakšibendijskom tarikatu«, Kultura identiteta: antropologija, religije i alternativne religije, Filozofski fakultet UB, Beograd, 5-6.11. 2010.
»Religious Conflicts and Reconciliation in the Balkans«, National and Inter-Ethnic Reconciliation and Religious Tolerance in the Western Balkans, European Center for Peace and Development, UN University for Peace, Beograd, 28-29.10. 2005.
»The Religious Dimension of the Yugoslav Conflicts«, Religious Tolerance and Intolerance, European Association for the Study of Religions, Santander, 8-11.9. 2004.
»Dialogue of Religions in South Eastern Europe«, Religionen und Kulturen in Südosteuropa, Friedrich Ebert Stiftung, Berlin, 22-23.2.2002.
»The Debate Concerning Religious Education in Serbia«, Religious Education and the View of the Others in South Eastern Europe, Thessaloniki, 11-13.3. 2001.
»Religijske promene u Mađarskoj i položaj Srpske pravoslavne crkve«, Društvene nauke o Srbima u Mađarskoj, SANU, Beograd, 7-8.12. 1998.
»Phrygian Roots of the Gospel of Thomas« American Academy of Religion and Society for Biblical Literature, Chicago, novembar 1994.
»The Place of the Gospel of Thomas in the History of Early Christian Asceticism«, American Academy of Religion and Society for Biblical Literature, Washington DC, novembar 1993.
»The Gospel of Thomas and the Origins of Phrygian Christianity«, American Academy of Religion, Alfred/New York, april 1993.